Author Archives: Dylan B.

F.C. New York to join USL-1 in 2010

                             Photo by Damion Reid/FiveBoroSports.com BY DYLAN BUTLER With the theme "bringing the greatest sport in the world to the greatest city in the world," F.C. New York was officially introduced as New York City's lone professional soccer team at … Continue reading »

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MLS Matchday 2: Your Running Commentary

It is a busy night of Major League Soccer action. Already Toronto FC and Columbus played to a 1-1 draw. Here is tonight's busy slate of games: New England Revolution at New York Red Bulls 7:30 p.m. Chicago Fire at … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, Your Running Commentary | 36 Comments

Reis late scratch vs. Red Bulls

                                                   Photo by ISIphotos.com BY DYLAN BUTLER Good evening from Giants Stadium. Both the New York Red Bulls and New England Revolution are on the field warming up and there is one rather large surprise. Brad Knighton is starting in … Continue reading »

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Smith on Revs: I don’t hate them, but I don’t like them

                                                         Photo by ISIphotos.com BY DYLAN BUTLER Khano Smith wasn't about to engage in any Dema Kovalenko-type trash talk about former head coach Stevie Nicol or anyone from the New England Revolution. He said he remains friends with many … Continue reading »

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Busy qualifying weekend for MLS players

                                                    Photo by ISIphotos.com Open tryouts won't be necessary at BMO Field this week with Toronto FC only missing two players to World Cup qualifiers this time around. But it will indeed be a busy weekend for several of the … Continue reading »

Posted in Fantasy Soccer, Major League Soccer, World Cup 2010, World Cup Qualifying | 43 Comments

Battle for Beckham takes a bizzare twist

                                                                     Photo by ISIphotos.com Major League Soccer fans, wondering what's up with David Beckham? Well, apparently, he's become the subject of a bet between a group of Italian ladies who have reportedly put up £20,000 to see which can be … Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, MLS- LA Galaxy | 30 Comments

Mexico vs. Costa Rica, the bizarro qualifier

                                                                      Photo by ISIphotos.com BY DYLAN BUTLER Estadio Azteca has been a fortress for the Mexican National Team, but El Tricolor is the side heading into Saturday's World Cup qualifier desperate for a win, while visiting Costa Rica has scored … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, Mexican Soccer, World Cup 2010, World Cup Qualifying | 38 Comments

Ready for Fredy? Juan Carlos Osorio is

                                                                                            Photo by ISIphotos.com BY DYLAN BUTLER Juan Carlos Osorio is as meticulous as it gets when it comes to giving his team a scouting report on an opposing team and it's players. But what happens when the opponent … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- New York Red Bulls | 31 Comments

CONCACAF Champions League — semifinal preview

BY DYLAN BUTLER The Puerto Rico Islanders began their CONCACAF Champions League bid about a year ago and after unlikely advancing out of the preliminary round, the group stage and the first knockout stage, the United Soccer Leagues First Division … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, Mexican Soccer | 24 Comments

Carey sounds off on Seattle, Galaxy and opening game

BY DYLAN BUTLER Drew Carey has his own idea about what makes up an expansion team. And the comedian and co-owner of the Seattle Sounders said his team doesn't fit that description. "I think the expansion team this year actually … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Seattle Sounders | 51 Comments

USL-1 club coming to NYC in 2010

BY DYLAN BUTLER New York City will be getting a professional soccer team to call its own and it has nothing to do with Major League Soccer's possible expansion to the five boroughs or the New York Mets. FC New … Continue reading »

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Dynamo knocked out in CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals

Atlante FC became the first club to advance to the CONCACAF Champions League semifinals, defeating the Houston Dynamo, 3-0, Tuesday night in Cancun, and winning the quarterfinal series, 4-1, on aggregate. It also extends Major League Soccer's winless streak in … Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, Major League Soccer, MLS- Houston Dynamo | 40 Comments